The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
628 816 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.82% 30.45% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 487 316
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the Scotland region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland